FIVE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY 3/11: Don't Forget To Turn Your Clocks Ahead This Weekend
Spring forward! Daylight saving time begins early Sunday morning.
It's that time again: Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour. Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.
Lots of people dread the start of daylight saving time, but you have to take the long view: Sure, you'll miss an hour's worth of sleep Sunday morning, but in return you get an extra hour of sunlight from now until November.
Mmmm, please pass the riz au djon-djon
Ever wondered what your neighbors were cooking up for dinner? In the latest video post to the Somerville Arts Council’s new food blog Nibble, Port-au-Prince native Judith Laguerre takes viewers on a shopping trip to La Internacional grocery store in Union Square and then shows step-by-step how to make the Haitian black rice and mushrooms dish called Riz au Djon-djon. Check it out here.
Call for Event Producers
If you’ve enjoyed events like the Fluff Festival or the Rock & Roll Yard Sale and you have an idea of your own that you’d like to volunteer to produce, the Arts Council wants to hear from you. The Council will help with publicity and provide support, you just bring the great idea and the willpower to make it happen. They suggest you “Check out what happened last year for inspiration.” Once you have an idea, download an application here and apply by April 1. Sign up for the Union Square Main Streets Newsletter here (scroll down, look for signup box on left).
It’s Friday. Have you voted for Det. Mario Oliveira today?
Somerville Det. Mario Oliveira is nominated to be named America’s Most Wanted All Star and you can help get him to the finalist round. Details here, or just click here to vote and send your friends this link so they can vote too: http://ow.ly/44pS3. And if you’re wondering, yes, we’re going to run this every day until he wins.
Where will you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?
For next week’s Patch Picks, we’re looking for your tips on the best places to spend St. Patrick’s Day in Somerville. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you know who has the best beer, the best vibe and the most fabulous green outfits.
Looking for more things to do in Somerville?
Be sure to check our Events Calendar here.